review

April 22, 2015
Rangefinder Product Photos

Head-to-Head Rangefinder Review: Leica, Leopold and Vortex

For this review, we taking a look at what we consider as the best 3 options available for the archery hunter; the Leica Rangemaster 1000-R, the Leupold RX-1000i TBR, and the Vortex Ranger 1000. We’ll be comparing them based on optical quality, fast ranging ability, a responsive scan mode, good ergonomics, and angle compensation.
November 19, 2014
First Lite Uncompahgre Jacket in Fusion

Fusion – First Lite’s New Camouflage Pattern

Too many camouflage patterns are designed to look good on the shelf at your local sporting goods store but don't truly work well in the field. Thankfully, First Lite's new "Fusion" pattern is different.
October 21, 2014
Looking Through the Vortex Razor 50mm

Spotting Scope Review – Vortex Razor HD 50mm

I have over 8 years of hunting experience behind a 50mm spotting scope, and during that time I have come to believe that most hunters should be packing these small spotters, despite their drawbacks. Here are my thoughts on Vortex's 50mm offering.
July 4, 2014

Binocular Review – Zeiss Conquest HD vs Vortex Razor HD

I recently had the chance to test out these two binoculars side by side on a wolf hunting trip on a quest to see which one was better. […]
June 24, 2014
Hilleberg Anjan 2

Gear Review – Hilleberg Anjan 2 Backpacking Tent

After spending more than 20 nights in Hilleberg Anjan 2 over the course of 6 weeks, I can honestly say it is without a doubt the nicest backcountry hunting tent I have ever used. There is some sticker shock with the price, however if you are looking for a tent that will last you for 20+ years, I think that the initial investment will pay for itself 10-fold.
May 30, 2014
Rapid Release Binocular to Tripod Adapter

Rapid Release Binocular to Tripod Adapter Review

If you've never used a tripod to stabilize your binoculars, you're missing out on what your optics are truly capable of. And this Rapid Release Adapter makes it easy to pair and quickly detach the binoculars and tripod.
May 8, 2014
Leica APO Televid

Leica Apo-Televid 25-50x65mm Spotting Scope Review

Leica is known for having some of the best optics in the business but for the most part they aren’t heavily marketed to hunters like some of […]
May 8, 2014
Vortex Razor HD 16-48x65mm

Vortex Razor HD 16-48x65mm Angled Spotting Scope Review

After the huge success of the 85mm Razor HD, Vortex came out with the smaller 65mm in 2013 as well as a 50mm version. The 65mm is a great lightweight […]